What is Telehealth?


Today's Technology is Being Leveraged to:

Monitor patients' health status and behaviors remotely

Meet face to face with patients using video conferencing to have discussions and provide treatment

Obtain images for diagnostic purposes using specialized scopes and cameras

Capture, store and then forward images to remote providers who can make a diagnosis and provide treatment recommendations

Educate patients and providers through apps and video conferencing

Monitor the impact of patients' daily activities on their health status

Provide patients with tools to assist them in adopting behaviors to promote their health

What's New

mHealth Intelligence, November 19, 2020

American Medical Association announces new policy on telehealth

The AMA has released a new telehealth policy, aimed at supporting federal and state efforts to clarify and improve coverage, access and reimbursement in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Healthcare IT News, November 18, 2020

Telehealth ICU tech helps Geisinger quickly expand capacity and enhance care

Earlier this year, the Pennsylvania health system implemented eICU support for more than 60 rooms within a week.

mHealth Intelligence, November 18, 2020

Congress eyes permanent Medicare coverage for telehealth from therapists

A bill introduced this week would permanently extend Medicare coverage for telehealth services delivered by physical and occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists and audiologists.

mHealth Intelligence, November 17, 2020

COVID-19 survey: doctors like telehealth and want to continue using it

A new survey of 1,600 heatthcare providers by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition finds that providers have seen good results from using telehealth during the coronavirus, and more than half say connected health has improved their work satisfaction. The coalition includes the AMA, ATA, certain Massachusetts associations, and others.

mHealth Intelligence, November 17, 2020

mHealth wearable devices effective in post-cardiac surgery care

According to a Univ. of Toronto presentation at a recent American Heart Association virtual conference atrial fibrillation was detected ten times more often in patients who wore an mHealth device than in those who did not receive remote patient monitoring.

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